John B. Genetti

(March 30, 1890 – July 4, 1972)

Published in the Belleville News Democrat, July 5, 1972.

John B. Genetti with wife, Julia Rolando and friend.

John B. Genetti, 82, of 516 East Church Street, Collinsville [Illinois], died at 3:15 p.m. Tuesday at St. Mary Hospital, East St. Louis, where he had been a patient for a week.

Mr. Genetti was a waiter at the Coronado Hotel in St. Louis for many years before his retirement. He was an Army veteran of World War I.

Surviving are his wife, Julia, a son, Jack Genetti, 216 Brittany Lane, Belleville; three daughters, Mrs. August Lohmann Jr., Collinsville; Mrs. Pat Derfler, Fairview Heights; and Sister Mary Julia Genetti, Ursuline Convent, Springfield, Ill.; and 12 grandchildren. Also surviving are a sister, a brother, two half sisters and a half brother.

The funeral will be held at 9 a.m. Friday from the Herbert A. Kassly Funeral Home, Collinsville, to SS. Peter and Paul Church, Collinsville, for services at 9:30 a.m. Burial will be in SS. Peter and Paul Cemetery.

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